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Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
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Smarter, Faster, Better isn't Smarter, Faster or Better.

This 400 page book is actually only 285 pages with an appendix. With the remaining 115 pages, blank pages, acknowledgements, and a whole lot of notes and footnotes. It felt longer.

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Grit by Angela Duckworth
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4.5 stars

This book starts repetitively. Grit makes for success. I kept going through the first several chapters hoping for an inspirational moment to grab onto. I would urge you to keep going to read parts of page 2.

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Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron
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Disclaimer: I don't have a gender creative son. I don't even have a son. My male dog has worn a tutu before.

So my wife's school is going to read this book, and she suggested I check it out first. OK, I'll take a look. The beginning of the book was en
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The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman
The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2015
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In another time, I could picture listening to a bard tell this story in a stormy night in an inn in the middle of nowhere. It's a dark and grisly story not for the kids.
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When to Rob a Bank by Steven D. Levitt
When to Rob a Bank
by Steven D. Levitt
read in September, 2015
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This is a collection of their best blog posts. Books have an advantage over other mediums (like TV, movies) in really being able to lounge, focus, or dwell on a topic/theme. These blog posts were short enough to sprint through but nothing really memo
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Decisive by Chip Heath
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Very good book with a dense amount of tips to use in making better choices.

Some of the helpful tips that stuck out:
10-10-10 When struggling to make a decision, think about how you will feel about it 10 minutes from now, 10 months from now, 10 years
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The Two-Second Advantage by Vivek Ranadive
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3.5 stars

I picked up this book on a whim. At work we are supposed to do some professional development. After watching mind numbing video tutorials, I figured I would go back to books to help me develop professionally, especially since I read a lot an
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Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
“Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

Xiaolu Guo
“I don't feel naked around you anymore. ”
Xiaolu Guo

David Sedaris
“If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.”
David Sedaris, Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays

Bruce Lee
“The doubters said,
"Man can not fly,"
The doers said,
"Maybe, but we'll try,"
And finally soared
In the morning glow
While non-believers
Watched from below.”
Bruce Lee

Angels in Paris (Travel)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: first chapter of me going to Paris and London
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